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5 Surprising Ways Paint Color Can Enhance Your Home’s Features

ways paint color can enhance your home

Hello, friends! Paint color can change your home in a number of ways, some of which you may not have even been aware of. You can use color and color placement to manipulate space inside and outside of your home. I’ll share some examples from a recent new build by Kole Custom Homebuilders where I […]

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This! Teen Bedroom Makeovers

    Monday is a great day for makeovers, and you are about to see some absolutely stunning teen bedroom makeovers! My last several posts have been about the Meaningful Makeovers project by the Greater Nashville RESA Chapter of home stagers, and today you get to see the big reveal of the second of two […]

5 Surprising Ways to Transform a Room – Without Purchasing New Furniture!

You can transform a room, even without a budget for brand new furniture! I’m showing you the main living areas of one of the houses on the Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home campus that was part of the Meaningful Makeovers project undertaken by the Greater Nashville Chapter of RESA (Real Estate Staging Association) to benefit young […]

Meaningful Makeovers – Bettering Bedrooms for Children in Crisis

I’ve been scheming and dreaming for several months now about a very exciting project that the Greater Nashville RESA Chapter will be undertaking this month and through September!   As you may know, I have been a Regional Vice President of RESA® (the Real Estate Staging Association®) for the last three years, serving the states […]

Study Confirms: Staging Colors Increase Home Sale Prices

I’ve been saying it for years now – the right staging colors increase the sales price of homes on the market. I believe it and have built my business on it!   Many of you know that I founded the RESA-accredited Expert Psychological Stager™ certification course after a decade of staging homes to sell quickly and […]

The Surprising Reason Why I Choose Paint Color FIRST

When designing interior spaces, I typically choose paint color first. If you work in the field of design, you may have been taught to do the exact opposite. I know, I know. That’s what they teach in design school. You start with art or fabric or rug, then choose a wall color from one of […]

First Impressions In Home Staging – Even More Important Than You Realize

First impressions in home staging – you may not realize just HOW important they truly are.  How much do you really know about the impact of the first impression on homebuyer decision-making? First of all, it’s important to understand that the “decision” to like or dislike a visual stimulus is not truly a decision. It is […]

The Final Reveal of Colors and Design at House for Hope Designer Showhouse

The House for Hope Designer Showhouse turned out beautifully and is open for tours! *sigh of relief* You might imagine that choosing the paint color palette and placement for the home was a quick and easy task. If only. paint colors are Sherwin-Williams and specified by The Decorologist I created the paint color scheme prior to the […]

Nate Berkus and My Other Favorites at The Antiques and Garden Show

This morning I met up with my design bestie, Elizabeth Scruggs, and we took the 2017 Antiques and Garden Show by storm! Of course, I want to share a few of my favorite things about the longest-running, largest, most respected show of its kind. I’m a lucky girl to live in Nashville!   This show is […]

I Missed My Convention, So Now What?

After spending about 10 days bedridden with a wicked upper respiratory infection, a girl can get a little stir crazy. Sadly, I missed the Real Estate Staging Association® convention in Las Vegas because the astounding amount of mucus I was generating would have been, well, a bit off-putting . . . and consequently, I missed […]